Ireland’s International Falconry Meet

November 28, 2016 0

This year Ireland hosted the International Association of Falconry and Conservation of Birds of Prey (IAF) Annual Council of Delegates meeting. The Irish Hawking Club was more than delighted to host the 47th Annual Council […]


Wildlife programmes

November 24, 2016 2

With a new series of Planet Earth generating a lot of excitement, Spring, Autumn and Winterwatch on the BBC and Living the Wildlife on RTE, it’s perhaps time to return to an article from a […]

ID Guide

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) — ID Guide

November 23, 2016 0

The Red Admiral butterfly is perhaps one of the best known species, even if people haven’t seen the species, most will recognise the name. The species also follows on nicely from our last profile on […]


Sentinels of the South African Escarpment

November 18, 2016 3

Authors: Melanie Burke and Sandi Willows-Munro Are these bearded ‘giants’ being held captive by their genetics? My study focuses on elucidating whether these majestic birds are suffering the consequences of reduced genetic variation in comparison […]


The Mystery of Migrating Bumblebees

November 3, 2016 2

Bumbling across the North Sea, the flight direction of bees could be more systematic than you might think. Will Hawkes contemplates a time when the geography of Europe was very different. On one of the […]


Environment in the News: Keeping us Oblivious

November 1, 2016 0

This article was reproduced from ThinkVine. When it comes to accessing information, most of us find it in published or broadcast news outlets; including newspapers, TV, radio, and little click-bait articles on our Facebook feeds. […]